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MattHughesRocks
06-13-2009, 03:18 AM
I was just wondering what type of scale does everyone use. I just bought a digital one and it fluctuates a good 8-10 pounds when ever I get on it.I had one of those old school ones that you wait til the numbers stop at the red line.It was always right on if I weighed myself the first thing every morning.Always was the same as the gym and Dr's. I had it some years and of course now they all seem to be digital.
Any good, reliable brands that don't cost a hundred bucks? I'm about to join up at a gym again so I guess I can use theirs but want one at home to ( to remind me to keep going to the gym:laugh: )

MattHughesRocks
06-13-2009, 03:23 AM
Hello???? Party people??? Hellooooo???? :unsure-1:

sender
06-13-2009, 05:30 AM
I just use the old crappy one at the gym... I'm probably like 115 but it reads 180 so I'll have to go by that haha

sender
06-13-2009, 05:31 AM
oh and yeh dont really know what a good one you can buy is :S Word on the street that scale thing that comes with the WII Fit is pretty good? I've never used it though

rockdawg21
06-13-2009, 06:29 AM
I use a Tanita digital scale that I bought a few years back. I bought it for the BIA technology, but it's BS. However, the weight is accurate.

rearnakedchoke
06-13-2009, 02:30 PM
I use a Tanita digital scale that I bought a few years back. I bought it for the BIA technology, but it's BS. However, the weight is accurate.
Yeah, i use the tanita also, but the BF% is inaccurate as it fluctuates too much depending on weather you are too hydrated or too dehydrated .. just like you said ...

Bonnie
06-21-2009, 09:10 PM
I use a Tanita digital scale that I bought a few years back. I bought it for the BIA technology, but it's BS. However, the weight is accurate.

Yep, that's what I have too. So....it's not lying to me? :unsure-1:


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Tyburn
06-21-2009, 10:09 PM
Electronic Digital one...I have the other one with the dial and needle but...firstly...its not as accurate and secondly...last time I got on it...I was off the scale :cry:

logrus
06-21-2009, 10:21 PM
I don't use a scale, I get hydro tested, but then again im better then you MHR so deal with it.. =P

All joking aside no matter what scale I use I notice a huge increase or decrease in weight depending on day, temp, water consumption, where on the floor its placed and if it wants to work correctly. I get the hydro done for free so every 2-4 week I go just to make sure I am either maintaining or staying within 1 - 1.5% Body fat.

For weight I don't care, its body fat I try to keep in check.

Chuck
06-22-2009, 01:11 AM
I don't use a scale, I get hydro tested, but then again im better then you MHR so deal with it.. =P

All joking aside no matter what scale I use I notice a huge increase or decrease in weight depending on day, temp, water consumption, where on the floor its placed and if it wants to work correctly. I get the hydro done for free so every 2-4 week I go just to make sure I am either maintaining or staying within 1 - 1.5% Body fat.

For weight I don't care, its body fat I try to keep in check.

1.5% body fat bro????

Pics or shens!!!

Hughes_GOAT
06-22-2009, 01:35 AM
i think he means 1.5% of where he was last time he checked. only corpses have 1.5% or less.

logrus
06-22-2009, 03:02 AM
1.5% body fat bro????

Pics or shens!!!

Right now I am at 12.5% Body Fat, Usually when I try to bulk up I push carbs and protein intake I will sometimes get around 14%. Anything more and I up cardio and pull back on the carbs/proteins. Usually by July I am at around 11.5% which is pretty much where I hold at.

MattHughesRocks
07-04-2009, 03:10 PM
One last scale question...I weighed 5 pounds less at the Dr's office then I do on the scale at the gym I just joined.The gym has two scales and they both say the same thing,Does that mean the two are more then likely right? :unsure-1:

rockdawg21
07-04-2009, 03:21 PM
It could mean that you fluctuated 5 pounds, that's typical. Were you wearing more clothes or less clothes, drinking more or less fluids, did you just eat or not eat before you weighed? These are some things to consider.

True weight is first thing in the morning on an empty stomach after you've released your bowels. Consistency is key to weight loss or weight gain.

MattHughesRocks
07-05-2009, 04:01 PM
Uuuummmm...yeah...that's to many questions :laugh: I was going for the gym scales being right since they were two and I weighed myself on different days, I'd guess wearing less clothes then the Dr office ( wasn't naked yet:ashamed: ) and the weight was the same.
Losing weight is way too much work.Does anyone have any crack? :unsure-1:


It could mean that you fluctuated 5 pounds, that's typical. Were you wearing more clothes or less clothes, drinking more or less fluids, did you just eat or not eat before you weighed? These are some things to consider.

True weight is first thing in the morning on an empty stomach after you've released your bowels. Consistency is key to weight loss or weight gain.